Stories by Michael Snyder

Michael Snyder is an attorney, a blogger, a writer, a speaker and an activist. He is currently the publisher of The Economic Collapse blog. subscribe to Michael  Snyder's feed

Posted on: Nov 8, 2011, Source: The Economic Collapse

In 2010, we were told that the economy was recovering, but the truth is that the number of the "very poor" soared to heights never seen previously.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2011, Source: The Economic Collapse

Already, US home prices have fallen further during this economic downturn, then they did during the Great Depression.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2011, Source: The Economic Collapse

The Working Poor Families Project has discovered that the number of working poor in the United States is higher than ever and it continues to increase at a staggering pace.

Posted on: Oct 4, 2010, Source: The Economic Collapse

All great economic powers become lazy and squander the wealth their forefathers left them, but the pace at which America is accomplishing this is amazing.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2010, Source: The Economic Collapse

This year, millions of Americans are discovering that the music has stopped playing and they are left without a seat at the table.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2010, Source: The Economic Collapse

As wealth continues to leave the United States and as the U.S. gets even deeper into debt, more Americans are going to become poor.